25 Feb '11, 12am

Mullen in Bahrain as protesters stage march

Mullen in Bahrain as protesters stage march

MANAMA - Top US military officer Admiral Mike Mullen arrived in Bahrain for talks with officials Thursday as thousands of protesters staged a march in Manama, pressing an 11-day uprising against the monarchy. Mullen, on a regional tour, said the visits were aimed at "reaffirming, reassuring and also trying to understand where the leaderships of these countries are going, and in particular in Bahrain." He was due to meet Bahrain's King Hamad and Crown Prince Salman, whom the United States has praised for taking "positive steps" to reach out to protesters. Bahrain, a key ally of regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia and the United States, which bases its Fifth Fleet in the kingdom, has been rocked by anti-regime protests since February 14. A visiting US lawmaker said the US Fifth Fleet should remain in Bahrain despite the unrest. "I have faith in the people of Bahrain and I have ...

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